Dutch-born oil painter Carole Boggemann Peirson used her time in Gloucester as the Arts on Main Artist in Residency to “paint big,” painting county scenes on 40” by 60” canvases, which are twice the size of her largest pieces to date.
Peirson recently completed a three-week residency, with her work on display in an exhibit titled “Go Big And Go Home” at the Stewart Gallery on Gloucester’s Main Street through May 25. She will also give a workshop titled “Loving the Landscape” that is part of this year’s Gloucester Arts Festival. Composition, values, color scheme, focal point, and other beginner and intermediate topics will be discussed by Peirson from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on June 28.
“I have decided to challenge myself in a major way,” Peirson said of her large-scale landscape paintings. “This residency program allows me to experiment and try new techniques and methods.”
Though she was born in the ...
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